Alpraham & Tarporley

Village school near Tarporley to open new nursery from September

Village school near Tarporley to open new nursery from September

St Paul’s CE Primary School in Utkinton near Tarporley is launching nursery provision from September 2022.

It will be available for 2-4 years olds and will be led by an experienced Early Years teacher.

June 18, 2022
Beeston Castle & Tarporley Station in 1961 - pic by Ben Brookshank, creative commons licence

Bid for Beeston and Tarporley station takes step forward

A bid to reopen a Beeston and Tarporley railway station on the Crewe-Chester line has taken another step forward.

Members of the Beeston and Tarporley Station Reopening Group have delivered a Feasibility, and Preliminary Business Case submitted to the Dept for Transport

May 11, 2022
Tarporley man to cycle round Britain’s coast for charity

Tarporley man to cycle round Britain’s coast for charity

Tarporley man Gareth Lyon is set to cycle around the coast of Britain to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.

Gareth, Senior Director at NTT DATA UK, wants to raise awareness of the condition.

May 8, 2022
Nags Head pub at Haughton set for new lease of life

Nags Head pub at Haughton set for new lease of life

New owners of the picturesque country pub The Nags Head at Haughton Moss say they are excited to be re-opening a “proper British pub”.

The pub on Long Lane, near Spurstow, has been closed since December 2019.

April 27, 2022
Tarporley pupils help collect £1,000 of nappies for Ukraine families

Tarporley pupils help collect £1,000 of nappies for Ukraine families

Pupils at Tarporley High School have helped to collect £1,000 worth of nappies to donate to Ukraine families fleeing their war-torn country.

They teamed up with eco-friendly baby care business Pura, based in Tattenhall, to donate the nappies of varying sizes to support Ukrainian families seeking refuge in Poland.

March 11, 2022
Bird flu outbreak at Calveley poultry farm near Nantwich confirmed

Bird flu outbreak at Calveley poultry farm near Nantwich confirmed

A bird flu outbreak has been confirmed on a commercial poultry farm in Calveley, near Nantwich.

Cheshire East Council chiefs say they are now advising local residents, partners and landowners about avian influenza outbreaks and what to look out for.

January 31, 2022
Bird flu outbreak near Tarporley in Cheshire West

Bird flu outbreak near Tarporley in Cheshire West

Two outbreaks of bird flu have been confirmed – one in Tarporley and one at Aldersley, near Tattenhall.

Both outbreaks are in Cheshire West, but close to the border with Cheshire East.

January 18, 2022
Tarporley choir Decibellas raises £2,500 for homeless charity

Tarporley choir Decibellas raises £2,500 for homeless charity

A South Cheshire choir has raised more than £2,500 for Chester’s homeless charity, Chester Aid to the Homeless (CATH), from their latest concert.

Decibellas, a choir for upper voices based in Tarporley, raised £2,554 for CATH through ticket sales and a bucket collection at their concert at St Boniface Church in Bunbury.

January 18, 2022
A51 trunk road at Wardle re-opens after 16-week closure

A51 trunk road at Wardle re-opens after 16-week closure

Council chiefs say highways engineers “worked tirelessly” to complete works on the busy A51 at Wardle near Nantwich which was closed for 16 weeks.

Work to stabilise 750 metres of carriageway began in August and required the complete closure of one of the busiest roads in the borough.

December 21, 2021
Woman trapped after van smash near Tarporley

Woman trapped after van smash near Tarporley

A woman had to be cut free from wreckage after a van and car crashed near Tarporley.

Fire crews were able to free the victim from a van which had collided with a car on the Kelsall Bypass.

December 8, 2021
New headteacher finds match at Calveley Primary Academy

New headteacher finds match at Calveley Primary Academy

It was a case of love at first sight for new Calveley Primary Academy headteacher Ray Rudd.

Ms Rudd has an impressive career in education, specialising in helping children with additional needs.

November 28, 2021
Tarporley shop team raise £2,000 in colleague’s memory

Tarporley shop team raise £2,000 in colleague’s memory

Two members of SPAR’s team in Tarporley have run the Race for Life in memory of a former colleague – raising more than £2,000 in the process.

Kim Holden, 54, and Penny Kenyon, 52, who are both shop assistants at the SPAR store, completed the 10k Delamere Forest Cancer Research UK Race For Life in memory of former colleague Alison Lightfoot.

November 2, 2021
Boughey staff step up to raise funds for Calveley Primary School

Boughey staff step up to raise funds for Calveley Primary School

Employees at Boughey Distribution near Nantwich have helped raise almost £1,500 for Calveley Primary School – by increasing their daily step count by at least 1,000 every day!

All additional steps were turned into cash credits by the company and helped raise an impressive £1,443 for the local village school.

October 17, 2021